HyperDic: stations

English > 1 sense of the word Stations:
NOUNactStations, Stations of the Cross(Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary
Stations > pronunciation
Soundsstey'shahnz
RhymesAleutians ... transactions: 47 rhymes with ahnz...
English > Stations: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary.
SynonymStations of the Cross
CategoryRoman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Broaderdevotion(usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently)
seriesSimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishestaciones de la cruz, estaciones, Viacrucis

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